C. Northcote Parkinson Quotes

- Notable C. Northcote Parkinson Quotes Index -

Born: July 30, 1909, Barnard Castle, County Durham, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: Canterbury, Kent, England, UK, March 9, 1993
Occupation: Author

1.
A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

2.
In politics people give you what they think you deserve and deny you what they think you want.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

3.
Men enter local politics solely as a result of being unhappily married.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

4.
The chief product of an automated society is a widespread and deepening sense of boredom.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

5.
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.
- C. Northcote Parkinson

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